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The equine graying with age mutation of the STX17 gene: A copy number study using droplet digital PCR reveals a new pattern

21 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The equine graying with age causative mutation in the syntaxin‐17 gene has been known for over a decade, but proper genotyping of this variant remains challenging due...
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Pet Adoption and Animal Rescue Books for Kids

23 days ago   |   Pause For Tails

Books are the unsung educators of the world. They help kids understand life experiences that can be hard for parents to explain. If you're thinking about adopting or fostering...
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More on Bird Smarts

More on Bird Smarts

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

I've discussed the intelligence of birds like crows before. Let's look a bit more into the subject in a little more scientific depth. Why do mammals like dogs, coyotes, cats...
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Police Expose Abusive Puppy Mill With Dozens Of Traumatized Dogs

Police Expose Abusive Puppy Mill With Dozens Of Traumatized Dogs

1 month ago   |   iHeart Dogs

A Michigan woman is facing the consequences of traumatizing dozens of dogs and puppies in a cruel breeding operation. In running a backyard puppy mill in deplorable conditions...
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Doves and Pigeons and Dodos, Oh My

Doves and Pigeons and Dodos, Oh My

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

I was listening to A Way with Words podcast the other day, the discussion being about horses being named for their color - palomino, sorrel, bay, etc. I learned that the word...
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Good news and bad news about senior horse care

Good news and bad news about senior horse care

2 monthes ago   |   Tufts University

EQUUS Magazine features a Cummings School study that found caring for a geriatric horse with a chronic health condition can take a toll on caregivers.
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Diane Keaton Spotted Walking Her Gorgeous Dog Around Town

Diane Keaton Spotted Walking Her Gorgeous Dog Around Town

3 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Fans of Annie Hall star and hat-rocking style icon Diane Keaton are probably well aware of her dedication to dog parenthood. The actress, whose 15-year-old dog Emmie might be...
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Fragile Foal Syndrome occurs across diverse horse populations

3 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics


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De novo mutation of KIT causes extensive coat white patterning in a family of Berber horses

3 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics


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All sheeps and sizes: a genetic investigation of mature body size across sheep breeds reveals a polygenic nature

4 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Mature body size is genetically correlated with growth rate, an important economic trait in the sheep industry. Mature body size has been studied extensively in humans...
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FDA Approves a Third COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Approves a Third COVID-19 Vaccine

Cummings School veterinary pathologist aided research behind new single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson Read more ...

Pheasant Coucal family

Pheasant Coucal family

It is currently Pheasant Coucal breeding season. Despite the fact that they are part of the cuckoo family they do actually raise their own young. I mentioned last week that we... Read more ...

Come Bird Ghana with Malimbe Tours!

Come Bird Ghana with Malimbe Tours!

10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations. We want to help the birding tourism... Read more ...

Visit the Macaw Lodge in Costa Rica

Visit the Macaw Lodge in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations. We want to help the birding tourism... Read more ...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 59

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 59

In This Issue ● Homemade Dog Food ● Ultimate Diarrhea Guide ● Mechanical Dog Nose ● When Your Dog Doesn't Listen ● White Lies Vets Tell ● Pet Poison Prevention Month Recent... Read more ...

High Elevation Birding in Costa Rica at Providencia

High Elevation Birding in Costa Rica at Providencia

Costa Rica is a tropical country but it doesn't have to be hot. Crunched and uplifted by plate tectonics, its also a mountainous, volcanic nation with land heading thousands of... Read more ...

Visit the Manu Road with InkaNatura Travel

Visit the Manu Road with InkaNatura Travel

10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations. We want to help the birding tourism... Read more ...

Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely

Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely

A woman brought the two French bulldogs to the LAPD's Olympic Community Police Station. Read more ...

Harmless Cat Community Massacred and Mutilated in Australia

Harmless Cat Community Massacred and Mutilated in Australia

Alley Cat Allies Fights to End Senseless Cat “Culls” In the dead of night on December 17, 2020, community cats living on the Stockton Breakwall in the city of Newcastle, New... Read more ...

Chris Evans Sews His Dog's Favorite Toy As A Post-Surgery Surprise

Chris Evans Sews His Dog's Favorite Toy As A Post-Surgery Surprise

There are already plenty of reasons to love Captain America star and Hollywood heartthrob Chris Evans. But did you know he's also totally obsessed with his dog? If you follow... Read more ...